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Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 04a-Evidence of local arrangements that provide systematic support for decisions related to the selection of an appropriate PIVC device

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Short name:Help on this term4a-Evidence of local arrangements that provide systematic support for decisions related to the selection of an appropriate PIVC device
METeOR identifier:Help on this term733358
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021
Description:Help on this term

Evidence of local arrangements that provide systematic support for decisions related to the selection of an appropriate PIVC device.

Rationale:Help on this term

An appropriate PIVC should be selected and inserted in a suitable site to minimise the risk of failure and other device-related complications.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

A local arrangement is a written policy, protocol, and/or algorithm that provides systematic decision support for device selection.

Examples of available tools include:

  • Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC)
  • MiniMAGIC.
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Yes/No

A healthcare setting that has documented evidence of a locally approved policy that is implemented should record ‘Yes.’ Otherwise, the healthcare setting should record ‘No.’

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
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Yes/No

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2021. Peripheral Venous Access clinical care standard. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney.

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